The Container Deposit Scheme enables Canberrans to take eligible beverage containers to return points and receive a 10 cent refund for each container. You can choose to keep your refund or donate it to charity.
Australian Capital Territory
The Business Energy Advice Program delivers advice to help eligible small businesses get better energy deals and reduce energy usage.
The Soft Landing mattress recycling and collection scheme assists residents and businesses in Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra and Queanbeyan, Victoria and Western Australia recycle mattresses.
The Actsmart Schools program provides Australian Capital Territory schools with resources to reduce energy consumption.
The Heating and cooling upgrade program provides rebates of up to $5000 to Australian Capital Territory residents to upgrade old inefficient appliances to new energy-efficient appliances.
The free Public Event Recycling Program is available to any event held in the Australian Capital Territory, large or small, including school fetes, community fairs, major music festivals and major sporting events.
The Wood Heater Replacement Program provides an incentive for Australian Capital Territory residents to replace wood heaters or open fireplaces with an energy-efficient reverse cycle air-conditioner.
The Next Generation Energy Storage Grants provides Australian Capital Territory households and businesses with a discount to install a battery storage unit with a new or existing rooftop solar PV system.
The Solar for Low Income Households Program can help eligible Australian Capital Territory residents invest in rooftop solar PV panels to help reduce their energy costs.
Households across Australia that install a small scale renewable energy system (solar, wind or hydro) or eligible hot water system may be able to receive a benefit under the Small-scale Renewable Energy Scheme (SRES) to help with the purchase cost.